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3 Recommendations for Running Your Second Marathon

By on 05/22/2013 in Running with 0 Comments
3 Recommendations for Running Your Second Marathon

3 Recommendations for Running Your Second Marathon Oops, you’ve registered for a marathon again. You’ve already crossed this item off your list. But, if you are raising money for your favorite charity or for whatever reason, you’ve registered to run your second marathon. If you’ve recently run your first marathon, or if it’s been a […]

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3 Recommendations for Beginning Your Marathon Training

By on 05/15/2013 in Running with 0 Comments
3 Recommendations for Beginning Your Marathon Training

3 Recommendations for Beginning Your Marathon Training First-time marathon runners have a special challenge ahead of them. If you are just beginning a running program, and you are training for a fall marathon, like the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, you should follow these three recommendations to begin your marathon training. If you do, you’ll […]

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Sweating the Small Stuff Can Key Improvement

By on 03/20/2013 in Running with 0 Comments
Sweating the Small Stuff Can Key Improvement

Good form will carry you through℠ If you’ve been running for a while, and the improvement has started to taper, or even if you’re slipping a little, you may need to sweat the small stuff. All runners reach certain points when personal records (PRs) seem tough to come by. Many new runners hit a plateau […]

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Chips Not Fists

By on 03/13/2013 in Running with 0 Comments
Chips Not Fists

Good form will carry you through℠ When we get fatigued, we have a natural tendency to tense up, which makes us unconsciously do things such as grit our teeth and clench our fists. When we clench our hands into tightly held fists, we are slowing ourselves down unnecessarily. Clenched fists make the tension in our […]

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Chicken Wings Are For Eating Not Running

By on 03/06/2013 in Running with 0 Comments
Chicken Wings Are For Eating Not Running

Chicken Wings Are For Eating Not Running A short while ago I wrote about beginning runners who cross their arms over the “Zipper Line” a short while ago. Today I want to give beginning runners something else to watch for so that they will have good form. Sometimes when we get fatigued, our arm carriage […]

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Watch Your Zipper Line

By on 02/13/2013 in Running with 0 Comments
Watch Your Zipper Line

Good form will carry you through℠. While I was on the running path earlier this week, I saw several runners whose form was a little ragged. Many runners lose proper running form in cold, windy conditions by fighting the wind and getting tighter to combat the cold. Yet, running tight is counterproductive. Running is a […]

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Antarctica Again – Competing in World’s Toughest Marathon

By on 02/07/2013 in Running with 0 Comments
Antarctica Again – Competing in World’s Toughest Marathon

I’m running the Antarctica Marathon on March 7, in exactly one month. It is the second time I’ve run this race (once can be a lucky break, but two times is a trend). It is billed as “Running’s Greatest Adventure,” and it certainly is one of the most unpredictable races anywhere. We run over a […]

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